Cirphis ebriosa Guenée, 1852
(mispelled as Cirphis eboriosa Hampson, 1905)
HADENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


male, drawing by George F. Hampson, listed as Cirphis eboriosa
,
Catalogue of the Noctuidæ in the Collection of the British Museum,
Volume V (1905), Plate XCI, fig. 16,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moths of this species have dark brown wings each with a small white spot near the middle of each forewing.

This species occurs in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Noctuélites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 5, Section 1 (1852), p. 74, No. 96.

    George F. Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Noctuidae in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 5 (1905), p. 479, No. 1828, and also Plate 91, fig. 16.


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    (updated 6 October 2011)